Find & delete files on a Google Pixel phone

You can usually find your downloaded files in the Files app on your Pixel phone.


Find & open files on a Pixel phone

  1. Open your phone's Files app . Learn where to find your apps.
  2. Your downloaded files will show.
    • To find other files, tap Menu .
    • To sort by name, date, type, or size, tap More  And then Sort by.
  3. To open a file, tap it.

Delete files from your Pixel phone

  1. Open your phone's Files app .
  2. Tap a file.
  3. Tap Delete  And then Delete. 

Share, print, save to Drive & more

Share your files from your Pixel phone

  1. Touch and hold the file.
  2. Tap Share .

Do other actions, like printing or adding to Google Drive

  1. To open a file, tap it.
  2. At the top right, look for more options. If needed, tap More .

Find music, movies & other content

You can download files like music, movies, or books in various apps. To find that content, go to the app where you downloaded it. For example, learn how to find videos downloaded in the Google Play Movies & TV app.

Transfer files to a computer

When you connect your phone to a computer by USB cable, open the computer's "Downloads" folder to find the files that are on your phone. Learn how to move files between your computer and your phone.

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